Virtual Assistants, Service Providers, Freelancers …
10 FREE resources to start up your service-based business!
No matter what stage you are at with your Virtual Assistant service-based business you’ll want to grab our FREE VA Resources today! You’ll receive numerous resources (videos, checklists, worksheets, etc.) that you can implement this very minute to help you find more clients and grow your VA business. See what’s included below.
Here are all the FREE resources that you’ll receive…
CHECKLIST: Virtual Assistant Start Up
Receive access to Tawnya Sutherland’s very own Virtual Assistant Checklist to help you on the journey of getting your business up and running easily and successfully. It covers the full startup areas of a Virtual Assistant business including Business Sense, Business Description, Marketing, Operations, Financials, Business Plan and Maintenance in an easy check off list PLUS further resources to help you get going in a new VA business.
VIDEO: So You Want to Become a Virtual Assistant?
Operating a successful Virtual Assistant (VA) business has given many administrative professionals the opportunity for increased autonomy, flexibility, and satisfaction in their work. But while the freedom to control your own income can be enticing, it can also feel risky. If you’ve ever been curious what it would be like to be the boss of your own service business, but don’t know where to start, or want to understand the realities of operating as a VA, this is for you. Drawing on 20 years of experience as a virtual assistant, Tawnya answers the most popular questions about becoming a VA, including:
- WHO is a VA?
- WHAT services can a VA offer?
- WHERE do VAs find clients?
- WHEN do VAs get paid?
- WHY do VAs need a marketing plan?
- HOW do VAs grow their business?
CHECKLIST: 200 Services a VA Can Offer Their Clients
Any business can utilize the help of a Virtual Assistant (VA). If you have administrative, creative and/or technical tasks you don’t want to do yourself then this is where a VA can step in and help you out. That way you can focus on doing the tasks that make you more money not to mention you love doing!
VIDEO: Setting Your Price, Getting Paid & Making it Legal
WORKSHEET: The Hourly Pricing FORMULA
All you have to do is fill in the blanks (like your yearly salary goal, your operational costs and your billable hours) and our worksheet does the rest. VOILA! This excel worksheet will automatically calculate the hourly rate you need to charge to keep your business afloat!
WORKSHEET: Company Menu
In anticipation of putting together packages in the future start putting together your “Company Menu” as you start doing individual tasks for your clients. Every time forthwith that you do a task for a client make sure you keep track of the time it took you to complete that task. As you add these tasks to your Company Menu try to categorize them by skillsets to keep it organized just like a chef keeps their dishes on a menu organized under Appetizers, Main Dinner, Dessert and Drinks. Your menu might have Email Marketing, Social Media, Writing and WordPress categories on it.
CONTRACT: Independent Contractor Agreement (Word .doc)
WORKSHEET: Prospective Client List with Follow-up
Inside your VA Member Lounge you’ll find this handy worksheet to keep track of and follow up with your prospective clients.
TEMPLATE: Client Needs Analysis (Word .doc)
Use this worksheet when you are talking to your prospective clients on the phone to find out exactly how you can help them.
TEMPLATE: Client Intake Form
After you close the deal and sign your new client, use this form to gather more information from your client so you can better serve them.
BONUS: VA Coloring Book
Download our Virtual Assistant Coloring book to help you destress midday yet still keep you in the work-mode mindset. As you color, you can daydream about your work or challenges you have been facing in a less stressed way. Sometimes the picture that you see in an otherwise random doodle can be the gateway to the solution you’ve been struggling with. A fun way to take some time out just for you during your workweek. With over 25 inviting doodle designs related to your VA business to choose from and color, you’ll be sure to have fun. Share a colored page with your client in snail mail to brighten their day like the doodle on page 21 “To my client, Thank You For the JOY You Brought into my Life”. Have fun coloring!
VIP LIST: Up-to-date News of Resources in the VA Industry
Stay up to date on market leading news in the VA industry through our VIP newsletter which Tawnya Sutherland (Founder) has been sharing with Virtual Assistants worldwide since 2003. She regularly shares FREE & promotional VA educational resources, training, business strategies and proven methods PLUS anything else that comes across her desk deemed valuable to a Virtual Assistant’s growth.
“No more excuses! The resources needed to easily make money as a Virtual Assistant are yours for the taking…
- For the new VA they can get their hands on a business start up checklist to help them have a blueprint to easily get up and running.
- For the intermediate VA they can benefit from the video training on setting your prices to make more money.
- For the expert VA they can get started with affiliate marketing ebook and start implementing a passive income
No matter what stage of business a VA is at, being a member of the VA Member Lounge will benefit you and help you make more money in your business starting this very month!”